Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Resources

We are here to help.  You are not alone. There are campus, community, and online resources available to you.

Campus Resources

  • Watch this YWCA Stepping Stones Take Back the Night video where from Janiyah Williams '22 shares more about IWU's resources for sexual assault survivors. 

  • Sexual Misconduct and Assault, Relationships Violence and Stalking: Rights, Options and Resources
  • IWU Counseling and Consultation Services
    Provides free and confidential help to IWU students for a variety of personal and emotional difficulties.
    (309) 556-3052

  • IWU Arnold Health Service
    Provides survivors of sexual violence emotional support, a brief medical evaluation, preventative treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, and emergency contraception. At the request of the survivor, Arnold Health Service can coordinate transportation with IWU Campus Safety to Carle Bromenn Medical Center.
    (309) 556-3107

  • IWU Campus Safety
    IWU Campus Safety provides 24-hour emergency response and patrol capability for the University community. They work closely with local police agencies and non-police community services. Although Campus Safety does not have police authority, they will protect the chain of evidence and facilitate upon request contact with BPD.
    (309) 556-1111

  • Dean of Students Office
    The Dean of Students Office investigates and coordinates campus adjudication of violations of the Student Code of Conduct, including sexual assault, stalking and other forms of sexual violence. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will work with you to explore reporting options, supportive measures, and connect with campus and community resources.
    (309) 556-3111

Community Resources

  • Stepping Stones
    Stepping Stones, YWCA’s sexual assault program, provides 24-hour assistance for sexual assault and sexual abuse victims in McLean County. Advocates can provide telephone assistance, counseling, or help survivors report to the police, accompany victims to the hospital and/or to police and court appearances.
    (309) 556-7000

  • Carle Bromenn Medical Center
    Carle Bromenn Medical Center provides sexual assault exams, including collection of forensic evidence, clinical evaluation, assessment, and treatment of injuries. Victims of sexual assault are typically seen by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), a registered nurse who has been specially trained to provide comprehensive care to sexual assault patients in a medical setting.
    1304 Franklin Ave., Normal
    (309) 454-1400

  • Bloomington Police Department
    BPD responds to incidents in the City of Bloomington and provides investigation of reported sexual assaults and/or domestic and dating violence.
    911 or dispatch: (309) 820-8888

  • Normal Police Department
    NPD responds to incidents in the City of Normal and provides investigation of reported sexual assaults and/or domestic and dating violence.
    911 or dispatch: (309) 454-9535

Online Resources

The National Sexual Assault Hotline , operated by RAINN, offers free, confidential counseling, 24 hours a day. 1-800-656-HOPE.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s Information for Survivors page.  Find out more information about getting help in your local area and what to do following an experience of sexual assault.